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Peanuts figures

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kansasteen14, Aug 3, 2002.

  1. kansasteen14

    kansasteen14 New Member

    I know this isnt muppets but didnt know where else to ask.I had heard they were coming out with Peanuts action figures but havent seen or heard of them in a while.any one know when they come out? thank you
  2. radionate

    radionate New Member

    I too have heard of these and seen a few pictures, but know no other information. I know Kevin (Fozziebear) has pre-ordered them. Email him for details, and if I can find him I'll have him post the information here.
  3. BlueFrackle

    BlueFrackle Active Member

    Guys,

    I dont see the point, Someone is just going to try and eat it, Then spit it out.

    Why dont you buy the real thing ?

    see ya
  4. FellowWLover

    FellowWLover Member

    Re: Guys,

    HAHA
  5. radionate

    radionate New Member

    Re: Guys,

    Brit humor. Go figure. There's a reason why its only on PBS. :D
  6. radionate

    radionate New Member

  7. kansasteen14

    kansasteen14 New Member

    thanks for the link.
  8. electricmayhem

    electricmayhem New Member

    I just went to the link about the figures and it said some are already out. Does anyone know at which stores though?:confused:
  9. kansasteen14

    kansasteen14 New Member

    I would also like to know which stores they are at,anyone seen them out.
  10. radionate

    radionate New Member

    I don't think they are out just yet, but should be any day. Here's a list of retailers

    retailers for Playing Mantis Toys

    Now, JUST BECAUSE A STORE IS ON THIS LIST DOESN'T MEAN THEY WILL CARRY THE PEANUTS FIGURES, THEY MIGHT BE CARRYING OTHER PRODUCTS. Best bet is to look at the places on the web, see if they are carrying them, and order them from there.
  11. Gonzo

    Gonzo Active Member

    Yeah, I thought these would get a higher profile debut than they've been getting; I think they look good, but I have one major issue with them:

    THE COLORS!!! Pop questions: what color is Lucy's dress? Charlie Brown's shirt? Linus' shirt?

    Answers:

    Lucy's dress--blue
    Charlie Brown's shirt--yellow
    Linus' shirt--red

    How can the people at Playing Mantis not know this? Every single character they have in "alternate" colors, and although I know they occasionally appeared in these colors in the Sunday comics, in every single animated special, they wore their usual colors.

    For me, it means that I'm not gonna buy the line, although the toys look like they're well sculpted, well made figures. But they're not the "Peanuts Gang" I know.

    I do have to give props to the props--including things like Lucy's booth, the kite-eating tree, and "the wall" they'd often stand behind to discuss philosophy are master strokes of accessorizing.

    But I can't get over the colors.

    Quinnnnnnnnn
  12. Gonzo

    Gonzo Active Member

    @#!$#!@#$*

    Okay, I need to take back SOME of what I said:

    I just saw the link to the toys from the Great Pumpkin special, and that features Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Linus, and Schroeder in their "correct" colors....I just don't get why they would do it the other way. I will probably pick those up, plus Pig Pen....and if they come out with a corrected Peppermint Patty, Marcie, even Violet and Frieda, I'd get those too.

    Linus' hair DOES look a little too thick--should be a bit more sparse and stringy, IMO.

    It'd be AWESOME if these were in the same scale with the Simpsons figures--I'd have a freaking school house rock of freaks, man....

    I just need to find Rod and Todd flanders to have all of the kids.

    Quinnnnnnnnn
  13. radionate

    radionate New Member

    Quinnnnnnnnnn (I think I typed one too many "n's"

    Don't pass these up if you really want them, as they are coming out with more in 2003, including Rerun, Snoopy All Stars, and the gang in their baseball outfits!!!!

    Playing Mantis Toys are also coming out with a set of Mickey's Christmas Carol PVC Figures! They don't look too hot, but they might be okay once I see them in person.
  14. Gonzo

    Gonzo Active Member

    I'll get the ones in their "classic" costumes, but I'll be passing on the others.

    I wouldn't get Rerun, but I'd definitely go for Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Franklin, Frieda, Violet, Patty, Shermy...

    Quinnnnnn (n's may vary according to availability)


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